Spotlight on Breast Cancer
Between 15 and 20 Swedish women receive the diagnosis of breast cancer every day, making this the most common cancer among women. Read more about how scientists are working to reduce the mortality rates for this disease.
News from KI on breast cancer
Meet some of our researchers
Mobile app reduced experienced symptoms in breast cancer patients
In 2021, Maria Fjell presented her doctoral thesis at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society. Her research is about supportive care for patients with breast cancer by using an interactive app during neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
Biostatistician contributing to breast cancer epidemiology
Keith Humphreys develops and uses statistical methods for epidemiological research. He has a special interest in breast cancer risk assessment and in the studying the effectiveness of mammography screening.
Using AI to diagnose breast cancer at an earlier stage
Although mammography has dramatically reduced mortality rates for breast cancer, current technology still misses almost one third of cases. There is also a serious shortage of radiologists. Researchers believe that these problems can be solved by artificial intelligence (AI).